Stellenbosch -- Wine Country! April 29th 2012 Today's ramblings come to you from a smelly, noisy hostel after a day of wine tasting - so my aplogies if this makes very little sense!
We climbed into our blue truck bright and early this morning and headed down the freeway towards the wine region of Stellenbosch. Very quickly we realised that this trip is going to test our inner constitutions as even on good road being so high up offers v ... read more
Africa » South Africa After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more